Art and Cultural Heritage: Law, Policy and Practice

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Cambridge University Press, 2006 - Law - 562 pages
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Art and Cultural Heritage is appropriately, not solely, about the law-national and international-respecting cultural heritage. It is a bubbling cauldron of law mixed with ethics, philosophy, politics and working principles about how cultural heritage law, policy and practice should be sculpted from the past as the present becomes the future. The authors explore these demanding concerns, untangle basic values, and look critically at the conflicts and contradictions in existing art and cultural heritage law and policy in its diverse sectors. The rich and provocative contributions collectively provide a reasoned discussion of the issues from a multiplicity of views to permit the reader to understand the theoretical and philosophical underpinnings of the cultural heritage debate.
 

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Contents

Linking the Spiritual and Material
21
The Obligation to Prevent and Avoid Destruction of Cultural
28
Will the World Be Ready Next Time?
41
The Role of the Museum in Developing Heritage Policy
47
Reflexions on the Causes of Illicit Traffic in Cultural Property
64
THE SOURCE NATIONS EFFORTS
87
The Protection of Cultural Patrimony in Peru
100
Past Present
114
The Case of the Dodington Coins
313
Intellectual Property and the Protection of Traditional
327
Who Owns Traditional Knowledge? A Personal
340
Culture Science and Indigenous Technology
363
A Case of Special Pleading?
379
The National Institute of Anthropology and History
394
Maori Taonga Maori Identity
409
Tourism and Cultural Heritage
419

A Case Study
134
Angkor Sites Cultural World Heritage
148
Recent Developments in
178
European Union Legislation Pertaining to Cultural Goods
191
Judicial Interpretations of the World Heritage Convention
206
Developing a New Conservation Strategy
220
The United States and the World Heritage Convention
234
BTC Pipeline Project and the Preservation of Cultural Heritage
249
Minimising the Environmental and Cultural Impacts of
264
PART 51x WHO OWNS THE TITANIcs TREASURES? PROTECTION
283
Finders Keepers Losers Weepers Myth or Reality? An Australian
300
INNOVATIVE SOLUTIONS
427
A National Trust Perspective
436
Partnership Paradigms Combining Microbial Discovery with Preservation
448
Financial Regulations and Tax Incentives with the Aim to Stimulate
455
The Successful Intervention of Private Citizens in the Protection
461
Mediation as an Option for Resolving Disputes between
475
Thoughts of an Alternative Dispute Resolution Practitioner
483
APPENDIX A GUIDE TO ART AND CULTURAL HERITAGE RESOURCES
489
ICOM Code of Ethics for Museums
507
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Barbara Hoffman counsels and litigates in the area of art, publishing, entertainment and intellectual property law, representing visual artists, art collectors, museums, directors, writers, film producers, and new media companies. She has acted as legal adviser to various non-profit institutions in the art world, has taught courses on art and law and intellectual property law, and has published extensively in the field. Ms. Hoffman is recent past chair of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York's Committee on Art Law and current member of the Volunteer Lawyer for the Arts. She participated in CONFU as original chair of the visual image committee and is a co-chair of the International Bar Association's Art, Culture and Intellectual Property Law Committee.

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